Lidey Heuck is a chef, recipe developer, and blogger. She began her career working as an assistant to Ina Garten, testing recipes and managing social media for Barefoot Contessa. Lidey is currently a monthly recipe contributor to the New York Times and the author of her own food and entertaining blog,, where she shares seasonal, simple, and crowd-pleasing recipes. Lidey has been featured in Food & Wine, in Food Network Magazine, on, on, and has appeared on “Barefoot Contessa” on Food Network.